Fiona Ross

Noel Bannon is a teacher at St. Michael’s Holy Faith Secondary School in Finglas, Dublin 11, which is a designated  DEIS school (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools), and he talks about his school’s experience of Poetry Aloud… I have been involved with Poetry Aloud for the past three years and it has been a [...]

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by Sarah O’Connor, Learning & Outreach Over the summer of 2011, the Learning and Outreach department here at the National Library worked on a new project about the Irish Famine with St. John of God Carmona Services. This is our fifth year working with some of the education and training programmes offered by Carmona Services [...]

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by Fiona Ross, Director of the NLI The National Library of Ireland was established in 1877 and the doors of our magnificent building on Kildare Street were first opened to the public 121 years ago this coming August. One of the NLI Trustees at that time, Dr. Edward Dowden (1843-1913), made a wonderful speech that [...]

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